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Six Things To Watch For On Election Day

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 5:00am

Some key factors about tomorrow's results could have major implications for the future of both the Republican and Democratic parties.

Social Media's Increasing Role In The 2016 Presidential Election

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 4:07am

Did social media help make 2016 one of the nastiest campaign seasons ever? In part yes, due to the nature of social networks.

Politics In The News: 1 Day Until Election Day

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 4:07am

The day before American voters go to the polls, Steve Inskeep talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

Final NPR Battleground Map: The Race Snaps Back, But Clinton Maintains Advantage

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 4:00am

Hillary Clinton retains a broad, consistent and shallow lead over Donald Trump in battleground states. If her Blue Wall of states leaning her direction holds, she wins. If not, anything can happen.

Final Thoughts As Voters Prepare To Head To The Polls

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

It's finally upon us. In just 48 hours tens of millions of voters will make their decision. NPR provides some final political analysis that voters should be thinking about as they head to the polls.

How To Deal With 'Election Anxiety'

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

A lot of Americans say they're feeling anxious before Tuesday's election. Stanford University psychiatry professor Keith Humphreys talks about how to cope before and after the votes are cast.

Exploring 'Political Correctness,' Or Lack Thereof, In The 2016 Election

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

Many supporters of Donald Trump say they like that he's not "politically correct." University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson explains the attention to political correctness in 2016.

Forget 2016, Author Ronald Shafer Says 1840 Was When Campaigns Got Ugly

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

In the book The Carnival Campaign, author Ronald Shafer argues that the unsavory hallmarks of presidential campaigns actually began during the presidential contest of 1840.

What To Make Of The Claims Of Vote-Rigging And Voter Intimidation

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

There's been much discussion about the integrity of the election. Donald Trump has talked a "rigged" election and Democrats say some states are trying to keep people from voting.

How Once-Reliable Voting Blocs Have Changed

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

U.S. electoral demographics have drastically changed in the past few decades. Brookings Institution demographer William Frey provides analysis, along with NPR's Asma Khalid and Domenico Montanaro.

What's At Stake For Policy After The Election

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

No matter who wins on Tuesday, the next president will be facing some big issues, and he or she may or may not have cooperation from Congress.

The Final 48 Hours Before Election Day

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

In the last hours of campaigning, analysis of what to make of these final days of this long election season and what voters should be thinking about going forward.

Trump Campaigns Across Midwest States In Final Push

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

Donald Trump's campaign sees polls tightening as is doing the most it can to encourage Trump's supporters.

Clinton Campaigns In Cleveland With LeBron James

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:19pm

Hillary Clinton is making a final push in battleground states as she campaigned in Cleveland with NBA star LeBron James Sunday.

FBI Affirms July Decision Not To Charge Clinton, After Review Of Weiner Emails

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 2:46pm

Director James Comey says the FBI's review of new emails involving Hillary Clinton doesn't change the decision not to press charges against Clinton over her use of a private server.

Governor's Races Could Be A Bright Spot For GOP On Election Night

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 1:11pm

Republicans are expected to pick up control in at least one or two of the 12 gubernatorial races on the ballot, and they could even hit a modern-day record of states they control.

This House Race Shows It's Not So Easy For Republicans To Separate From Trump

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 12:07pm

Democrats need to win districts like this suburban D.C. one in Virginia to cut into House Republicans' margin. And it will show just how much Republicans can separate themselves from Donald Trump.

Born Before Women Could Vote, Now They're Proud To Vote For Clinton

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 11:56am

The website I Waited 96 Years documents women born before the 19th Amendment was ratified, which gave women the right to vote. Now they're proud to be voting for a woman major-party nominee.

Democrats Look To Make Gains In State Legislatures

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 10:48am

Republicans control a record 67 out of 98 partisan state legislative chambers, and Democrats hope to take over between six and 12 chambers on Tuesday.

Local New York Restaurant Preps For Election Day Party Bustle

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 7:09am

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to business owner Daniele Kucera, whose restaurant Etcetera Etcetera is located right between Clinton and Trump's election night party venues in midtown New York.

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